The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 101 102 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.65% 7.40% 8.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.56% 34.81% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69 81 71
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
243 293 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.21% 21.26% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 172 214 233
Median salary £45,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +8 47 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Brentwood +13 17 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £53,097 - 1
Basildon +9 5 - -
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
Chelmsford -5 3 £51,250 -
Saffron Walden -5 3 £48,500 +29.33%
Waltham Abbey - 2 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 80 (51.28%) Windows
2 71 (45.51%) Oracle
3 57 (36.54%) SQL
4 56 (35.90%) Java
5 48 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 43 (27.56%) JBoss
7 40 (25.64%) MySQL
8 39 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 38 (24.36%) SQL Server
9 38 (24.36%) Apache
10 37 (23.72%) Web Services
10 37 (23.72%) Windows Server
11 34 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (21.15%) PL/SQL
13 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (19.23%) Software Engineering
14 29 (18.59%) SOAP
14 29 (18.59%) Red Hat
15 27 (17.31%) HTML
16 26 (16.67%) GlassFish
17 24 (15.38%) Oracle Database
18 23 (14.74%) Tomcat
18 23 (14.74%) VMware
19 22 (14.10%) Finance
19 22 (14.10%) Spring
19 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
19 22 (14.10%) J2EE
19 22 (14.10%) TCP/IP
20 21 (13.46%) Unix
21 20 (12.82%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (27.56%) JBoss
2 38 (24.36%) Apache
3 26 (16.67%) GlassFish
4 23 (14.74%) Tomcat
5 16 (10.26%) WebSphere
6 13 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (7.05%) IIS
8 8 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (4.49%) MS Exchange
10 6 (3.85%) WebLogic
11 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
11 5 (3.21%) WordPress
12 3 (1.92%) CMS
13 2 (1.28%) Confluence
13 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Project
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Magento
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.64%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.77%) Office 365
3 3 (1.92%) IaaS
3 3 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (1.92%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (1.92%) PaaS
4 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.82%) Firewall
3 13 (8.33%) DNS
3 13 (8.33%) SSL
4 11 (7.05%) SNMP
5 10 (6.41%) SAN
6 8 (5.13%) Internet
7 7 (4.49%) HTTP
8 5 (3.21%) LDAP
8 5 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.21%) VoIP
9 4 (2.56%) NAS
9 4 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (1.92%) DHCP
11 1 (0.64%) BGP
11 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.64%) OSPF
11 1 (0.64%) Q.931
11 1 (0.64%) RTCP
11 1 (0.64%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 40 (25.64%) MySQL
3 39 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 38 (24.36%) SQL Server
5 24 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 15 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (8.97%) Big Data
8 8 (5.13%) CouchDB
8 8 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 8 (5.13%) Neo4j
9 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.28%) DB2
13 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.64%) FileMaker
13 1 (0.64%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.64%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.13%) JIRA
4 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.49%) Subversion
5 6 (3.85%) Gerrit
5 6 (3.85%) Gradle
5 6 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 6 (3.85%) JUnit
5 6 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.28%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (14.10%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Electronics
3 8 (5.13%) Retail
4 7 (4.49%) Automotive
5 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.56%) Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.92%) Legal
7 3 (1.92%) Marketing
7 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.28%) Military
9 1 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (33.33%) Developer
2 20 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (12.18%) Software Engineer
4 18 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
5 16 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Database Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Oracle Database Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Lead Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Linux Developer
9 11 (7.05%) Architect
9 11 (7.05%) ETL Developer
9 11 (7.05%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 11 (7.05%) SQL Developer
10 10 (6.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) SQL Database Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Administrator
12 8 (5.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.72%) Web Services
2 29 (18.59%) SOAP
3 27 (17.31%) HTML
4 22 (14.10%) J2EE
4 22 (14.10%) Spring
5 20 (12.82%) Middleware
6 19 (12.18%) .NET
7 18 (11.54%) XML
8 16 (10.26%) CSS
9 15 (9.62%) AngularJS
10 14 (8.97%) EJB
10 14 (8.97%) HTML5
10 14 (8.97%) Java EE
10 14 (8.97%) JMS
10 14 (8.97%) JSP
10 14 (8.97%) Servlets
10 14 (8.97%) Spring MVC
11 13 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 12 (7.69%) JSON
13 9 (5.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.62%) Device Driver
3 13 (8.33%) CUDA
4 11 (7.05%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.05%) DataPower
5 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.85%) Wiki
7 4 (2.56%) e-Health
7 4 (2.56%) iSeries
8 3 (1.92%) Blog
8 3 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.28%) CMDB
9 2 (1.28%) iPad
9 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 80 (51.28%) Windows
2 37 (23.72%) Windows Server
3 34 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (13.46%) Unix
5 14 (8.97%) VxWorks
6 7 (4.49%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.21%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.21%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.92%) CentOS
11 2 (1.28%) Android
11 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) AIX
12 1 (0.64%) Debian
12 1 (0.64%) HPUX
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (19.23%) Software Engineering
2 19 (12.18%) Configuration Management
3 18 (11.54%) ETL
4 17 (10.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (10.26%) MVC
6 15 (9.62%) ITIL
7 13 (8.33%) SOA
8 10 (6.41%) DevOps
8 10 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.77%) BCP
9 9 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.77%) OO
9 9 (5.77%) SDLC
9 9 (5.77%) Web Development
10 8 (5.13%) Change Control
10 8 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (4.49%) Project Management
12 6 (3.85%) Validation
13 5 (3.21%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) SQL
2 56 (35.90%) Java
3 33 (21.15%) PL/SQL
4 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.26%) C++
5 16 (10.26%) Embedded C
5 16 (10.26%) Python
6 15 (9.62%) C
6 15 (9.62%) Perl
7 14 (8.97%) T-SQL
8 13 (8.33%) PHP
9 11 (7.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.13%) C#
11 6 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.85%) VC++
12 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.56%) VB
14 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.28%) AWK
15 2 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.92%) OCP
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.28%) RHCE
6 1 (0.64%) MCITP
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.41%) vSphere
4 9 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.49%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.85%) Firmware
6 6 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.21%) Docker
7 5 (3.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) Nagios
2 10 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.41%) SCCM
2 10 (6.41%) SCOM
3 9 (5.77%) Puppet
4 7 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (3.85%) Opsview
6 4 (2.56%) Ansible
6 4 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (2.56%) OpenView
6 4 (2.56%) Salt
6 4 (2.56%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.92%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
7 3 (1.92%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.28%) Kibana
8 2 (1.28%) logstash
8 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 71 (45.51%) Oracle
2 29 (18.59%) Red Hat
3 23 (14.74%) VMware
4 16 (10.26%) IBM
5 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.05%) Intel
6 11 (7.05%) NetApp
7 8 (5.13%) Citrix
8 6 (3.85%) Cisco
8 6 (3.85%) MKS
8 6 (3.85%) Splunk
9 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.21%) HP
9 5 (3.21%) Sophos
9 5 (3.21%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.56%) BMC
10 4 (2.56%) CA
10 4 (2.56%) Compuware
10 4 (2.56%) F5
10 4 (2.56%) Symantec
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